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  2. [Australia] Art and Wellbeing: A Guide to the Connections between Community Cultural Development and Health, Eco
    2004 - Australia

    Direct involvement by communities in arts activity can contribute significantly to individual and community wellbeing and can enhance the efforts of government agencies in realizing their policies...

  3. [Australia] Entrepreneurship in Rural Tourism? Australian Landcare Programs as a Destination Marketing Tool
    2002 - Australia

    Understanding the mechanics of the tourism industry by many rural enterprises is ineffectual, resulting in lost opportunities.

  4. [Australia] The efficacy of small-scale conservation efforts, as assessed on Australian golf courses
    2007 - Australia

    Small-scale landscape design and management actions that increase the size and structural complexity of vegetation on urban parks, gardens and golf courses can significantly enhance their capacity...

  5. [Australia] Associations between characteristics of neighbourhood open space and older people’s walking
    2008 - Australia

    The quality of, and access to, open, green spaces in a neighbourhood were associated with longer walking time for the study participants. These findings suggest the possibility that improvements in...

  6. [Australia] Creating Community: Celebrations, Arts and Wellbeing Within and Across Local Communities
    2006 - Australia

    The arts and other forms of creativity can have diffuse and quite profound social outcomes in the contemporary world. They can generate a deeper sense of place that contextualizes a local sense of...

  7. [Australia] Larval Export from Marine Reserves and the Recruitment Benefit for Fish and Fisheries
    2012 - Australia

    Adequately protected reserve networks can make a significant contribution to the replenishment of marine populations on both reserve and fished reefs at a scale that benefits local stakeholders.

  8. [Australia] Beyond Blue to Green
    2010 - Australia

    The report reviews existing Australian and international literature on the links between mental health and well-being and contact with nature.

  9. [Canada] Contribution of Public Parks to Physical Activity
    2007 - Canada

    On average, over 2000 individuals were counted in each park, and about two thirds were sedentary when observed. “Public parks are critical resources for physical activity in minority communities....

  10. [Canada] Perceived environment and physical activity: A meta-analysis of selected environmental characteristi
    2005 - Canada

    People living in a particular environment can be influenced by that setting. Favorable alterations to communities may produce small changes in behaviors of entire populations .

  11. [Canada] A case for investing in arts, culture and heritage infrastructure. Prepared for British Columbia Min
    2007 - Canada

    A national survey on children and youth found that children who participate in organized activities outside of school, e.g., music, the arts or clubs, tend to have higher self esteem, interact...

  12. [Canada] Mapping the terrain of contemporary ecoart practice and collaboration: Art in ecology – A think tank
    2006 - Canada

    Most EcoART collaborative projects, whether initiated by artists, environmental groups, local museums or communities, tend to be connected to a sense of place, and spring from local concerns with...

  13. [Canada] What can sport do? The True Sport Report
    2008 - Canada

    Canada’s community sport system possesses a unique potential that we have only just begun to explore. The evidence also bears out Canadians’ fundamental belief that realizing this potential is...

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  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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